The New International Encyclopædia/Amalie, Marie Friederike Auguste
AMALIE, Marie Friederike Auguste (1794-1870). A German duchess and dramatist, eldest sister of King John of Saxony. In part under the pseudonym of Amalie Heiter, she published a large number of dramas, some of which have been adapted to the French and English stage. She also wrote operas and sacred music. There is a complete edition of her dramatic works by Waldmüller (6 volumes, 1873-74).